(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2013)

Document title

Neighbourhood for playing : using GPS, GIS and accelerometry to delineate areas within which youth are physically active

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

YIN L. (1) ; RAJA S. (1) ; LI X. (1) ; LAI Y. (1) ; EPSTEIN L. (1) ; ROEMMICH J. ;
(1) Dept. of Urban and Regional Planning, Univ. at Buffalo, New York, ETATS-UNIS


This paper combines GPS data, diaries and accelerometry to delineate empirically the local area and distance within which youth play in Erie County, New York. The study found that youth tend to be physically active within a quarter-mile radius around their homes and to focus on one section of the often assumed circled neighbourhood


Article of periodic

published at : Urban studies / ISSN 0042-0980

Editor : Longman Group, Harlow - ROYAUME-UNI (1964)

Millesime : 2013, vol. 50, no14 [pp. 2922-2939]

Bibliographic references : 3 p.

Collation : 4 fig., 1 tabl.



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